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dx/Slitherine deal

Games-centric hosting company supplies services to strategy game maker.

London, 17th December 2008dx a leading custom hosting solutions provider dedicated to the games industry, is pleased to announce that it is providing managed hosting to Slitherine Software.

With a huge increase in traffic to its popular game websites, Slitherine Software needed to dramatically increase its hosting capability. User trends showed that the ideal location for the hosting was North America, so the dx Facility in Atlanta was ideally situated.

dx supplied a fully managed service which include the migration of Slitherine Software’s various properties to powerful dedicated hardware on the dx network. The data centre sits on the dx fibre network which includes breakout in all major North American and European Peering points enabling dx to provide the surety of performance required by Slitherine Software.

About Slitherine

Slitherine Software UK Ltd. is a privately funded and independent UK publisher and developer. It launched the Slitherine Strategies brand in 2002. Through this brand Slitherine is dedicated to bringing highly playable and approachable games to the mass market. Slitherine Software is uniquely placed to deliver due to its experience within the industry and also the wider gaming community. For more information visit

About dx

A leading custom hosting solutions provider dedicated to the games industry, dx understands the special needs of games companies. Using a multi-homed network infrastructure and Tier 4 data centres in Europe and the USA dx delivers the performance, reliability and crucially the economy, needed to ensure stunning gameplay and a faultless end user experience.

dx clients include some of the biggest names in gaming with deployments ranging from latency sensitive First Person Shooter clusters, complex MMORPG server farms, robust web and dB driven applications through to business continuity cover. The knowledgeable and experienced dx team have been at the heart of online gaming and managed services for over two decades. For more information visit

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